Added Apr 18, 2013
Nr Blackpool, Un...
I made this "trial " dress usibg Simplicity K2444 – as I wish to make it up in more expensive fabric. Now I had lots of alterations to make ! the shoulders needed lifting – then of course the neckline and armhole had to be lowered – this affected the neck facings and cape collar. I decided to make armhole facings ( the instructions gave a bias edging). having made it the waist needed lifted – but just at the very front. The fabric was not conducive to pinning nor basting – nor for that matter machine stitching ! I used a very fine machine needle and had to change it twice as it blunted. The hem was a nightmare to slip hem- even with a fine hand needle ! Anyway I am pleased with the result – which I finished off with a tie belt and a bolero top.
Charity shop find – 100% polyester for both fabrics – I still have lots of the rust colour left – at a cost of £1.99 each piece. Very satisfying even if it was difficult to sew !!
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